Frankfurt am Main Facts

150m+ Buildings 14 Completed4 Under Constr.
Tallest Building Commerzbank Tower (259 m)
Global Ranking #64 in the world by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Regional Ranking #4 in Europe by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
Country Ranking #1 in Germany by no. of 150m+ completed buildings
First 150m+ Building Westend Gate (1976)
Average Building Age 21 years
Most Common Function Office, 78%
Most Common Material Concrete, 71%

All building-related facts are for 150m+ buildings.

Buildings See All Buildings in City

1   Commerzbank Tower 1997 259 m
2   MesseTurm 1990 257 m
3   Westendstrasse 1 1993 208 m
4   Main Tower 1999 200 m
5   Tower 185 2011 200 m
6   ONE 2021 190 m
7   OMNITURM 2019 190 m
8   Trianon 1993 186 m
9   ECB - European Central Bank 2014 184 m
10   Grand Tower 2019 172 m
  Completed   Arch. Topped Out   Struct. Topped Out   Under Constr.
1   Deutsche-Bank-Dreieck 1 2022 228 m
2   Deutsche Bank Dreieck 2 2021 170 m
3   Hochhaus am Polizeipraesidium 2018 145 m
4   Deutsche Bank Dreieck 3 2021 130 m
5   Porsche Design Tower 2018 100 m
6   Deutsche Bank Dreieck 4 2021 100 m
7   Kulturcampus Tower 2 2019 100 m
8   Messeeingang Süd 2018 100 m
9   Tower 90 - 97 m
10   Riverpark Tower - 95 m
1   Commerzbank Tower 1997 259 m
2   MesseTurm 1990 257 m
3   Deutsche-Bank-Dreieck 1 2022 228 m
4   Westendstrasse 1 1993 208 m
5   Main Tower 1999 200 m
6   Tower 185 2011 200 m
7   ONE 2021 190 m
8   OMNITURM 2019 190 m
9   Trianon 1993 186 m
10   ECB - European Central Bank 2014 184 m
  Completed   Under Constr.   Proposed

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CTBUH Initiatives

Top 12 Happenings of 2016, Month-by-Month
19 Dec 2016 – CTBUH News

CTBUH Meeting Frankfurt
28 Nov 2016 – Event Report

CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016 – Awards Event

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Top 12 Happenings of 2016, Month-by-Month
19 Dec 2016, Chicago – CTBUH News
Check out the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat's top stories of 2016 for each month and take a look ahead with the Council’s monthly predictions for 2017.
CTBUH Meeting Frankfurt
28 Nov 2016, Frankfurt am Main – Event Report
A preparatory meeting for the creation of a CTBUH Germany Chapter was held on the 7th floor of the TaunusTurm in Frankfurt, kindly sponsored by Werner Sobek.
CTBUH Names Tall Building Award Winners and Finalists
22 Jun 2016, Chicago – Awards Event
CTBUH is proud to announce the winners and finalists for the CTBUH 2016 Tall Building Awards, chosen from a pool of 132 submissions vying for recognition.
SKYWARD: High-rise City Frankfurt
8 Nov-19 Apr 2015, Frankfurt am Main – Event
How and why did Frankfurt rise to such architectural heights? The exhibition explores this question and offers an overview of the history of the city’s high-rises.
Best High-Rises 2014/15: International High-rise Award 2014
20 Nov-18 Jan 2015, Frankfurt am Main – Event
Buildings nominated from the International Highrise Award are being showcased in the BEST HIGHRISES 2014\15 exhibition.
Werner Sobek Presents on Engineering High-Rises for Sustainable Cities
11 Jun 2013 – Conference Video & PPT
High-rise buildings make an important contribution in the design of sustainable cities – provided they are planned accordingly and with a holistic perspective. In this context, the design of…
Sauerbruch Hutton Present on KfW Westarkade
3 Nov 2011 – Awards Symposium Video & PPT
One of the most energy-efficient office buildings in the world, KfW Westarkade is projected to use about half the primary energy of an average European office building, and one-third of a North…
Foster + Partners on Sustainability in their Projects
3 Feb 2010 – Conference Video & PPT
Sustainability has been a central theme of Foster + Partners’ work for more than 40 years,with buildings like the Reichstag in Berlin (1992-99) and Commerzbank Headquarters in Frankfurt (1991-1997)…

Videos

City-within-a-City: European Central Bank
3 Nov 2016 – Pete Rose, Coop Himmelb(l)au

Interview: European Central Bank
3 Nov 2016 – Pete Rose, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU

Modernization: Renewing the Lifecycle of Vertical Transportation
16 Sep 2014 – Franz Arnold, Schindler Elevators

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City-within-a-City: European Central Bank
3 Nov 2016 – CTBUH "15th Annual Awards"; Pete Rose, Coop Himmelb(l)au
The European Central Bank headquarters masterfully assembles a split high-rise atop a horizontally oriented low-rise heritage structure. The combination of atria created…
Interview: European Central Bank
3 Nov 2016 – 2016 Awards Ceremony/Symposium Interviews; Pete Rose, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
Pete Rose, Senior Associate, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU, is interviewed by Chris Bentley regarding the Best Tall Building Featured Finalist, the European Central Bank, Frankfurt,…
Modernization: Renewing the Lifecycle of Vertical Transportation
16 Sep 2014 – Presentation at CTBUH 2014 Shanghai Conference; Franz Arnold, Schindler Elevators
Traditionally much of the focus in the tall building sector has been centered on the ground breaking technology being put in place for the pioneering “Skyscrapers of…
Beyond Green – Engineering High-Rises for Sustainable Cities
11 Jun 2013 – Presentation at CTBUH 2013 London Conference; Werner Sobek, Werner Sobek Group
High-rise buildings make an important contribution in the design of sustainable cities – provided they are planned accordingly and with a holistic perspective. In this…
Best Tall Building Europe: KfW Westarkade: The Next Generation of Energy Efficiency
3 Nov 2011 – CTBUH "10th Annual Awards"; Axel Hinterthan, KfW Bankengruppe; Matthias Sauerbruch & Louisa Hutton, Sauerbruch Hutton
One of the most energy-efficient office buildings in the world, KfW Westarkade is projected to use about half the primary energy of an average European office building,…
The Sustainable City
3 Feb 2010 – Presentation at CTBUH 2010 Mumbai Conference; David Nelson, Foster + Partners
Sustainability has been a central theme of Foster + Partners’ work for more than 40 years,with buildings like the Reichstag in Berlin (1992-99) and Commerzbank…

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Research Papers

Two Towers, One Market
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III

Frankfurt and Rotterdam: Skylines as Embodiment of a Global City
Feb 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I

The History of the European Skyscraper
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II

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Two Towers, One Market
Aug 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue III; Wolf D. Prix, COOP HIMMELB(L)AU
The design of the new European Central Bank (ECB) in Frankfurt combines a twisted double tower, which rises to 185 meters, integrated with the horizontal structure of the…
Frankfurt and Rotterdam: Skylines as Embodiment of a Global City
Feb 2015 – CTBUH Journal, 2015 Issue I; Nebojša Čamprag, Technical University of Darmstadt
In contrast to US cities, which allowed construction of skyscrapers in central urban areas, the post-World War II development of western Europe generally involved new…
The History of the European Skyscraper
Jun 2013 – CTBUH Journal, 2013 Issue II; Nathaniel Hollister, CTBUH
Due to the compact and historic nature of its cities, some unpopular designs, and an unfortunate association with public housing, Europe had historically been slow to…
The Importance of Real Life Data to Support Environmental Claims for Tall Buildings
May 2011 – CTBUH Journal, 2011 Issue II; Joana Gonçalves, Universidade de São Paulo (FAUUSP); Klaus Bode, BDSP Partnership
One of the main causes of energy efficiency failures is LEED rewarding projects for their predictions, but not for proving the savings. The operation of buildings…
The Skycourt - A Comparison of Four Case Studies
Feb 2009 – CTBUH Journal, 2009 Issue I; Jason Pomeroy, Broadway Malyan
The effects of industrial capitalism and secularism have not only seen the fall of public man (Sennett 1976) but the slow disintegration of the public realm.

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